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Cisco #1 on Greenpeace Ranking of IT companies

April 29, 2010
at 12:00 pm PST

Today, Greenpeace announced their “Cool IT Leaderboard.”  Cisco is very proud to be listed as #1 on the Greenpeace Cool IT Leaderboard.

“Cisco vaults to the top of the Leaderboard, doubling its score from the previous version by demonstrating the effectiveness of its greenhouse emissions-saving solutions such as smart grid technology and office energy management.” -- Greenpeace

For more information on Greenpeace’s rankings and on their “Cool IT” program, please visit: http://www.greenpeace.org/coolit/

The rankings:

www.greenpeace.org/coolit/

More information on Cisco’s Smart Grid technology here.

Information on Cisco’s energy management technology here.

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10 Comments.


  1. Cisco isn’t just at the top, but they are pretty much dominating. It’s getting more important every day to be green and being at the top must be a good feelings.

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  2. Good job Cisco. Lets hope other companies follow your example and start to actually do something for our planet.

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  3. I’ve been testing their low emissions concept with some of my personal data and it’s pretty amazing. Yes, I work with cisco for a living but can’t help but carry home the ideas every day and the smart grid is up and coming for sure.

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  4. Your posts are always the best John, but sshhh don’t tell anybody else though haha. Whenever I check up on the Cisco blog I always scroll through to see the recent authors. I was looking forward to what you had to say before I even knew what it was. Crazy that Cisco has such a large impact in the world, yet such a small comparative environmental impact. You should link to Neils clean air”" post!”

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  5. Congrats to Cisco with all effort to save our earth. Cisco surely become my priority list of networking hardware. :D

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  6. CONGRATULATION to Cisco with all effort to save our earth. Your posts are always the best . I am impressed with the graphical representation. Lets hope other companies follow your example and start to actually do something for our planet.

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  7. thats a great effort to save the world . i hope we implement them and make them more green

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  8. It’s very impressive to see such a high tech”" company put so much emphasis on being green. Cisco is a good example to companies who only “”talk the talk”". Keep up the good work!”

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  9. Good to see Cisco are doing what everyone else should be doing. I also read recently that a hosting company were using offshore wind turbines for their servers so it just shows what is possible. Just wish every other company could do the same – well done Cisco!

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